Author:Steve Mokan

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Closer Look: Spot Rollik 607

A few years ago, Spot Brand bikes (based in Golden, CO) released their first full-suspension bike, a 27.5" 140mm rear travel all-mountain ripper called the Rollik 557.  It arrived to a lot of great fanfare and fantastic reviews, and was immediately popular with buyers looking...

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Bike Review Compilation: Our 2018 Demo Bikes

We get it- riding a new bike can be exciting, especially when you're traveling to a place like Moab, Crested Butte, or Angel Fire.  That said, we also know it can be confusing when you have a bunch to choose from: which bike is right...

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Closer Look: Santa Clara Trails in St. George, UT

When we talk about St. George, most folks immediately think of the two big draws which both happen to be in the Hurricane area, about 30 minutes north east of town:  Gooseberry Mesa and Little Creek Mesa.  Additionally, the JEM trail system is up there,...

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You Booked a Trip With Chasing Epic: Now What?

We get questions both before and after clients book their trips about what they can expect, and the questions span the gamut of everything you can imagine: ride difficulty, technical ability, trip logistics, food choices, and everything under the sun.  We've tried to spell it...

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The Perfect MTB Camera? A Canon M5 Mirrorless Review

If you follow Chasing Epic or if you've been on one of our trips during the last two seasons, you know that photography is important to us.  We love taking action shots of our clients, both to capture the emotion of the moment and to...

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2017 Photos of the Year

With every Chasing Epic trip, we integrate mountain bike photography- group shots at lookouts, action shots, vast landscapes.  It's something we love, and it adds an extra element of adventure and excitement to the Chasing Epic experience.  Not only does it let us capture the...

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Guest Blog: Four Things I Learned on a Chasing Epic Trip

In late 2016, I was sitting around watching Brain Kennedy’s YouTube videos (BKXC) of his guided trip to Spain and it got me thinking: how cool it would be to do an all-inclusive mountain biking trip like that?  At that point in time, I had...

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Riding Moab with the BKXC Crew

Last month, we had the pleasure of hosting a group of rippin' riders in Moab - all fans and followers of the BKXC Youtube Channel, run by Brian Kennedy.  The riders came from all corners of the country (and Canada too!) to experience the techy...

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A Closer Look: The Chasing Epic Van

In late 2016, Chasing Epic partnered with the awesome guys at Longmont Ford (outside of Boulder, they also own Columbine Ford in Rifle, CO) to create the perfect mountain bike transport vehicle- a built-out, pimped-out 2017 Ford Transit 250.  If you've been on a trip with...

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That’s a Wrap: BMC TrailCrew Experience

In late October, Chasing Epic teamed up with the crew at BMC Switzerland to host a lucky group of rippin' riders from all across North America for the first annual TrailCrew Experience. For three days, we rode bucket-list epics like Gooseberry Mesa, Little Creek, Guacamole...